ABB Ltd Free Cash Flow Margin

Free Cash Flow Margin of ABB for past 10 years: annual, quarterly and twelve month trailing (TTM) including Free Cash Flow Margin growth rates and interactive chart. Free cash flow margin or Free cash flow-to-sales is a performance ratio that measures operating cash flows after deduction of capital expenditures (free cash flow) relative to sales. Free cash flows (FCF) is an important metric in assessing a company's financial condition and determining its intrinsic valuation. FCF/sales is tracked over time and can be compared to a company's historical record or to peers. Free cash flow is useful because it takes out non-cash items out of earnings and only looks at the underlying operating cash coming in and out of a business minus the necessary capital expenditures.


Highlights and Quick Summary

  • Annual Free Cash Flow Margin for 2019 was 5.88% (a -26.87% decrease from previous year)
  • Annual Free Cash Flow Margin for 2018 was 8.04% (a -34.85% decrease from previous year)
  • Annual Free Cash Flow Margin for 2017 was 12.34% (a 35.9% increase from previous year)
  • Twelve month Free Cash Flow Margin ending September 29, 2019 was 5.68% (a 11.15% increase compared to previous quarter)
  • Twelve month trailing Free Cash Flow Margin decreased by -29.35% year-over-year
Trailing Free Cash Flow Margin for the last four month:
29 Sep '19 29 Jun '19 30 Mar '19 30 Dec '18
5.68% 5.11% 8.89% 8.04%
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Historical Free Cash Flow Margin of ABB Ltd

Most recent Free Cash Flow Marginof ABB including historical data for past 10 years.

Interactive Chart of Free Cash Flow Margin of ABB Ltd

ABB Ltd Free Cash Flow Margin for the past 10 Years (both Annual and Quarterly)

Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Fiscal Year
2019 5.88%
2018 8.04%
2017 12.34%
2016 9.08%
2015 8.48%
2014 7.16%
2013 6.28%
2012 6.42%
2011 6.97%
2010 10.63%
2009 9.74%

Business Profile of ABB Ltd

Sector: Industrial Products
Industry: Machinery Elec
ABB Ltd manufactures and sells electrification, industrial automation, and robotics and motion products for customers in utilities, industry and transport, and infrastructure worldwide. Its Electrification Products segment provides electric vehicle charging infrastructure, solar power solutions, modular substation packages, distribution automation products, switchboard and panel boards, switchgears, UPS solutions, circuit breakers, measuring and sensing devices, control products, wiring accessories, enclosures and cabling systems, and intelligent home and building solutions. This segment serves building, data center, rail, wind and solar, distribution utilities, food and beverage, marine, e-mobility, and oil and gas industries. The company's Robotics and Motion segment offers robotics, motors, generators, drives, wind converters, components and systems for railways and related services, and digital solutions for applications in industries, transportation and infrastructure, and utilities. This segment serves machinery manufacturers, process industries, hybrid and batch manufacturers, transportation equipment manufacturers, discrete manufacturing companies, utilities, and customers in the automotive industry. Its Industrial Automation segment provides process and discrete control solutions, advanced process control software and manufacturing execution systems, sensing, measurement and analytical instrumentation and solutions, electric ship propulsion systems, machine and factory automation solutions, and turbochargers, as well as remote monitoring, preventive maintenance, and cybersecurity services. This segment serves companies in the oil and gas, minerals and mining, metals, pulp and paper, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, power generation, and marine industries. ABB Ltd has a strategic collaboration with IBM. ABB Ltd was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.